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Doctor insights on: Progressive Multivitamin Ingredients

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How can you avoid overdosing on a multivitamin's ingredients?

How can you avoid overdosing on a multivitamin's ingredients?

Easily: Don't take them. If you don't have a known deficiency but you suspect one, be tested for it. Don't self-treat. Multivitamins may not only be superfluous, they may be harmful. If you insist on taking them, never exceed 100% of the recommended daily allowance unless instructed to by a physician. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking multivitamins?

What are the effects of taking multivitamins?

Improve health: The effects of a multivitamin will vary, based on your individual nutrient needs. If you already have optimal vitamins & minerals from an excellent diet (which is unlikely!), a vitamin won't do much. But many have deficiencies, in which case taking a good multivit can improve a wide variety of symptoms (deficiencies can cause almost any symptom). It may also help prevent a wide variety of illnesses. ...Read more

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How effective is a multivitamin?

How effective is a multivitamin?

Well: Multivitamins are effective in making the vitamin company, distributor and retail seller wealthy. Unless you have a known vitamin deficiency or are eating a very restrictive diet, these multivitamins effectively drain your wallet, and not much more. Better to save your money and go to the gym more often. ...Read more

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Which multivitamin should I take?

None: At your age, unless you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant there is no need to take a multivitamin. It is best to get your nutrients from whole foods like fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes, whole grains, and wild salmon. Ignore advice from any doctor who tells you to take such pills without knowing your medical and social history. ...Read more

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What's a good multivitamin to take?

Organic: The best is taken from plant sources grown in an environment with complete mineral content and processed in a way that does not destroy the benefits. One such product that I take is Alpha sun from www. Simplexityhealth. Com/docsalgae
i have been taking this product for nearly 20 years and in my opinion it is the best. ...Read more

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Are anti-stress multivitamins good?

Are anti-stress multivitamins good?

Not necessary: Unless shown to have a vitamin deficiency, most people in the United States do not benefit from taking a multivitamin, anti-stress or not. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can I take my multivitamin at night?

Can I take my multivitamin at night?

You can any time: Vitamin supplements can be taken any time throught the day/night, but just remember that they are supplements--they should not replace what you should be getting fresh from your diet. If you eat a vaiety, balanced, healthy diet (see picture here) and exercise regularly, there is no need to take supplement. Consult doc or nutristionist if you need help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are multivitamin pills good for you?

Probably Not: Probably not. Science is leaning to proof of no benefit in most cases and proof of some longterm harm. I know of no physicians that would routinely recommend a multivitamin to a 17 year old male without a specific cause or deficiency. ...Read more

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Where can I buy liquid multivitamins?

Where can I buy liquid multivitamins?

Liquid multivitamins: Can check at your drug store, health food store or pharmacy. ...Read more

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What is a good multivitamin to take?

What is a good multivitamin to take?

Multi vitamin: My nutritional program makes a marvelous multi-vitamin either for male or female. You can contact me for details ...Read more

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The best multivitamin for 45y old man?

None: Unless you have known deficiencies in most of the vitamins in a multivitamin, or have a very restricted diet, you will probably get no benefit and may cause other medical problems. If you have a specific vitamin deficiency, then take that specific vitamin. Otherwise, save your money and exercise more. Exercise is better than multivitamins for a person with diabetes. ...Read more

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Sir, is multivitamin better for helth?

Sir, is multivitamin better for helth?

YES: It is always ideal to get nutrients from our diet but most people don't get optimal nutrition from diet. There is evidence that levels of vitamins above the recommended amounts have benefits and can help prevent heart disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, osteoporosis etc. Some multis are much better than others. See http://www. Multivitaminguide. Org/ for info on choosing a quality multi. ...Read more

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Its good to take multivitamin everday?

Its good to take multivitamin everday?

Depends on which one: Yes, it's good to take a multivitamin every day provided that you choose a good quality multivitamin. Some recent studies purported to find that multivitamins are not beneficial but these studies used poor-quality vitamins like centrum. Many studies that use better quality vitamins find significant benefits. See http://bit. Ly/18xyule
for independent ratings of 101 multis see http://bit. Ly/1b36cq0. ...Read more

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What's a good multivitamin for women?

What's a good multivitamin for women?

Multivitamin/iron/D: It is always best to get nutrients from our diet, but most people do not get optimal amounts of all needed nutrients from our diet, so a well-rounded multivitamin with minerals is a good insurance policy to assure you are getting optimal nutrition. Menstruating women often will benefit from a vitamin that also supplies iron. Most people also benefit from taking vitamin d-see comments for details. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a multivitamin?

What should I look for in a multivitamin?

Depends on your age: To be prudent you should confirm your multivitamin needs and intake with your primary doctor. Your multivitamin needs, if any, will depend on your diet, health issues, sex and age. ...Read more

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What is a good multivitamin I could take?

The Best!: The best multivitamin is none. If you have a specific vitamin or iron deficiency, then take those. Unless you have multiple vitamin deficiencies or have a very restricted diet, multivitamins are useless and may harm you. Save your money and exercise more. ...Read more

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Will multivitamins do more harm then good?

Possibly: It is my opinion that hard tablet vitamin/mineral supplements may cause potetial harm as the body is not designed to absorb and manage them properly; so there is potential in some things accumulating improperly. Plants take minerals from the soil and "gift wrap" them so we can handle them properly. Picking the right one is important even among these organic products. ...Read more

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